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Published 10:26 am Monday, September 24, 2007

By Staff
Mary Sue Mack
ATMORE – Mrs. Mary Sue Mack was born to the late Mr. Glenn McCallum and Mrs. Annie McCallum on June 1, 1925. She went to sleep peacefully on Tuesday, Sept. 18, at the Atmore Community Hospital. Mary Sue was the youngest child of five siblings. Her husband, Benton Mack, Sr. and her youngest son Gary Edward Mack preceded her in death.
Mrs. Mack was a devoted mother, grandmother, family member and friend. She leaves to cherish her memory, three children, Carolyn (Maurice) Denson-Woodard of Mobile; Peggy Mack Byrd of Atmore and Benton (Janice) Mack Jr. of Fayetteville, N.C.; 10 grandchildren and six great grandchildren; two sisters-in-laws, Mardis Mack and Viola Baker of Norfolk, Va. and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Public viewing will be from 1 p.m. until 7 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 23, at Christian Memorial Funeral Chapel. Family will receive friends from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m. at the chapel on Sunday.
Interment will follow in Oak Hill cemetery.
Pallbearers are, Anwar Byrd, Anthony Denson, Jason Lawson, Patrick Martin, Clarence Williams and Marty Woodard.
Honorary pallbearer is Darrell Denson.
Flower attendants, family and friends.
Doug Townson
BRATT, Fla. – Mr. Doug Townson, 65, passed away on Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2007 at a Pensacola hospital.
Mr. Townson was a native of Bratt, Fla. and a resident of Brewton for the past six years. He was a loving husband, gather, grandfather and great grandfather, an avid biker and fisherman and attended the Church of Jesus Christ in Flomaton. His wife, Mary Ruth Townson; his parents, Charlie and Ment Townson and two brothers, Charles Townson and Grant Townson all preceded him in death.
Survivors include, his wife, Carol Nowling of Brewton; four sons, Casey Townson and Bryan "Monkey" McGhee both of Atmore; Lance Nowling of Brewton and Jeremy Williamson of Red Level; two daughters, Angela McCall of Atmore and Donna Collins of Bonifay, Fla.; 10 grandchildren; three nieces and two nephews.
Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 22, 2007 at the Petty-Eastside Chapel Funeral Home with Bro. Jim Colley, Bro. Jimmy Ray Colley and Bro. Farron Wilson officiating.
Burial will follow at Godwin cemetery.
Visitation was held from 6 p.m. until 9 p.m. Friday, Sept. 21, 2007 at the Petty-Eastside Chapel Funeral Home.
Pallbearers were Tommy Godwin, Brian Burkett, Adam Bishop, Aaron Bishop, Tony Townson and Ryan Holt.
Honorary pallbearers were Bobby Nolin, Vernon Jeter, A.J. Edwards, Ronnie Boone, Tim Odom and Jimmy Williamson.
Jacorey Devon Johnson
McCULLOUGH – Jacorey Devon Johnson, 19, entered the eternal gates of heaven to play drums for the heavenly choir on Saturday, Sept. 15, 2007 in McCullough. He was born on Aug. 10, 1988 at North Baldwin Hospital in Bay Minette to Charles and Patricia Johnson.
Jacorey was raised and lived in McCullough. He was faithful and devoted member of Lighthouse Apostolic Holiness Church and a drum player for the Visionaries, Gospel Travelers and others.
His two grandmothers, Elma Brown Lawson and Viola Tucker; one grandfather, Albert Lawson and one aunt, Vinnie Brown, all preceded him in death.
He leaves to cherish his memory devoted parents, Charles and Patricia Johnson of McCullough; three brothers, Derrick Lawson, Sedrick (Ebony) Lawson and Tacorey Johnson all of McCullough; one sister, Kenesha (Maya) Frye; his devoted grandfather, Ledell (Gloria) Johnson Sr. of Atmore; seven uncles, Willie (Luverne) Lawson of McCullough, David (Mary) Lawson of Ft. Lauderdale, Fla., Foster (Linda) Brown of N.J., Wayne (Rhonda) Johnson Sr., Lafawn "Bone" Johnson, Ledell (Angelia) Johnson Jr., Kenneth (Melissa) Johnson all of Atmore; 13 aunts, Juanita (Terry) Griggs of Atmore, Fannie Lawson of Jamaica, N.Y., Judy (Ben) Mallard, Gertrude(Marvin) Brown, Annie Brown, Elizabeth Brown, Octavia (Bobby) Walter, Tarji (Thomas) Adams all of Fort Lauderdale, Fla., Emma Mae Lee of N.J., Lilly Bell Lee, Lilly Mae Lee, Jemethia (James) Ballard and a devoted aunt and uncle, Alberta (Wade) Johnson all of Atmore; four best friends and cousins, Darius English and Wade Johnson of McCullough, Reginald Johnson and Brian Johnson of Atmore; six nephews, three nieces, a host of aunts, uncles, great aunts, great uncles, cousins and friends.
Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 22, 2007 McCullough Christian Center with Bishop Robert Grissett officiating. Interment followed at the First Baptist Church cemetery.
Pallbearers were the Visionaries. Flower Bearers were family, friends, and classmates.

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